East Stroudsburg, PA − September 27, 2018 − East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania announced the selection of its 2018 Legislative Fellow, State Senator Judith L. Schwank, at a breakfast held in her honor on Thursday, September 27. ESU President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., introduced Senator Schwank at the event to university faculty, students, staff and […]

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Reading, September 20, 2018  − Due to the privatization of a York County home, the Berks Heim is estimated to receive an additional $596,000 during the 2018-2019 fiscal year, State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) announced. “The Berks Heim has a remarkable reputation in our county, and countless Berks Countians have had a loved one, friend […]

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Reading, September 20, 2018  Gov. Tom Wolf recently announced the availability of $5 million in grant funding to help Pennsylvania dairy farmers overcome challenges and capitalize on new opportunities. This historic funding, made available for the first time under the Pennsylvania Dairy Investment Program, is the most recent of several initiatives from the Wolf Administration […]

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HARRISBURG, September 18, 2018 – Three local recreation and conservation projects were approved today for grant funding totaling $375,000 by the Commonwealth Financing Authority, according to Sen. Judy Schwank and Reps. Thomas Caltagirone and Mark Rozzi.   The Commonwealth Financing Authority approved grants for:  Berks County Conservation District, Antietam Valley Storm Water Improvements and Lake Restoration, $125,000  Reading, Schuylkill River Trail Gap […]

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HARRISBURG, September 18, 2018 – Thirteen Berks County municipalities will receive a total of $1.325 million in new state investments for their ongoing efforts to improve water and sewer services.  Sen. Judy Schwank today said the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved Small Water and Sewer System grants for:  Robeson Township Municipal Authority, Sewage Pumping Improvements, $125,000;  Joint Authority of the Wyomissing Valley, UV Light Disinfection […]

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Reading, September 17, 2018 − On Thursday, September 27, beginning at 6 p.m., Sen. Judy Schwank is sponsoring her annual College Financial Aid Awareness Seminar in the Commissioners Board Room of the Muhlenberg Township Building, 210 George Street, Reading.  And, on Saturday, October 6, beginning at 10:30 a.m., Sen. Schwank is sponsoring a Free Application for […]

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READING, September 11, 2018 – Gov. Tom Wolf approved $500,000 in grant funds from Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) for The Berks Community Health Center to open a new location in Northeast Reading, State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) State Rep. Mark Rozzi (D-126th District) and State Rep. Tom Caltagirone (D-127th District) announced. The Health […]

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Reading, August 17, 2018 State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) is hosting a live telecast on BCTV on Monday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. The program is on the dairy industry and will include a panel conversation between Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding, Penn State Extension Agent Mat Haan, Executive Director of the PA […]

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Reading, August 1, 2018  State Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) is hosting a free Aging Parent Conference on Sept. 5, 2018, at the McGlinn Conference Center, 460 St. Bernardine Street, adjacent to Alvernia University. The conference is inspired by Schwank’s late mother, Margaret Levine, who passed away in May. In the week leading to her passing, […]

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Reading, July 31, 2018  State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) will join members of the Berks County Intermediate Unit to announce state grant funding to support a new school safety initiative, CrisisGo. The app is an emergency communication platform that gives school districts the mobile communications tools necessary to ensure that teachers, staff and administrators know […]

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